Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100: Enter Recovery Mode

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Recovery mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 will allows you to factory reset your phone, install OTA updates manually or when loaded a custom recovery, you have endless possibilities that can do with your phone including a Nandroid backup/restore and rooting Galaxy Note 2 as well. You can get into the recovery mode on Galaxy Note II N7100 using the simple steps we have given below.

Like we mentioned earlier, we have the Galaxy Note 2 with us for a while and we will be doing several basic tutorials based on the device. We even wrote on how to enter Download Mode on Galaxy Note II N7100.

How to Enter Recovery Mode on Galaxy Note II N7100

Here is a quick and short tutorial on how to access the Recovery Mode on your Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Follow the steps carefully given below.

NOTE: We have not been able to figure out the key combination to enter Recovery Mode in Galaxy Note II. So, we will be using the ADB method for Recovery Mode as we have written in a tutorial once before.

Method 1: Using ADB on Windows to Enter Recovery Mode

Step 1: Make sure USB drivers / ADB drivers for Galaxy Note II have been installed and ADB is configured on your computer.

Step 2 - Connect your Galaxy Note 2 to your PC with a USB cable and install ADB drivers (if needed).

Step 3 - Navigate to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory and open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click anywhere in the folder > Open Command Prompt).

Step 4 - Type in the following command and press Enter.

adb reboot recovery

Step 5 - Your Galaxy Note II will turn OFF and then boot into the Recovery Mode. Navigate up and down using the volume keys.

If you need any help regarding this, feel free to drop us a comment below and we will reply back as soon as possible.

Method 2: Using ADB on Mac OS X to Enter Recovery Mode

Step 1: Make sure USB drivers / ADB drivers for Galaxy Note II have been installed and ADB is configured on your computer.

Step 2 - Connect your Galaxy Note 2 to your Mac with a USB cable.

Step 3 - Now open Terminal app on your Mac and enter the following command and press Enter:

/<PATH>/android-sdk-macosx/platform-tools/adb reboot recovery

NOTE: <path> should be the location where your Android SDK is stored.

Step 4 - Your Galaxy Note II will turn OFF and then boot into the Recovery Mode. Navigate up and down using the volume keys.

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